Monthly Archives: September 2016

9th annual Walk for Water for South Sudan Register and/or donate today for Saturday, October 1 | 10:00

9th annual Walk for Water for South Sudan Register and/or donate today for Saturday, October 1 | 10:00 The Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Project will host its 9th annual Walk for Water to support Water for South Sudan on Saturday, Oct. 1 … Continue reading

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UPDATE regarding Washington Grove

UPDATE regarding Washington Grove On August 26th, in this newsletter, I included an update on Washington Grove. It included a request by the Friends of Washington Grove to ignore a petition that is circulating regarding the grove.  In the interest of … Continue reading

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Rochester Public Market

Rochester Public Market Find their Current Newsletter attached. public-market-newsletter The latest issue (attached) includes: * An update on the Market renovation and addition project! * Announcement of a new, bonus free Market special event (Hint: Halloween!) * Features of our Vendors of the … Continue reading

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Upper Monroe Neighborhood Garden Maintenance Continues Wednesdays | 6:00 – 7:00

Upper Monroe Neighborhood Garden Maintenance Continues Wednesdays | 6:00 – 7:00 Join neighbors each Wednesday to care for our 5 lovely community gardens along Monroe Avenue and Culver Road.  Nothing strenuous here but some necessary dead-heading (that’s a technical term) … Continue reading

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Facing Race, Embracing Equity (FR=EE) The 4th annual summit on race is October 15 at East High School from 9:00 – 3:30.

Facing Race, Embracing Equity (FR=EE) The 4th annual summit on race is October 15 at East High School from 9:00 – 3:30. Attached is a call for volunteers flyer with detailed and contact information, and a “save the date” flyer. 

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College Fair & SAT Prep

College Fair & SAT Prep College Fair at Rochester Convention Center this Tuesday evening. SAT Test Prep October 17. See college-fair-this-tuesday-9-20 and sat-college-prep-october-17 for details.

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Cobb’s Hill Manor Opens in Upper Monroe

Cobb’s Hill Manor Opens in Upper Monroe The first residents have been welcomed at 1175 Monroe Avenue this week.  Vacant for a few years, since the closing of Blossom South Nursing Home, the new owner is bringing new life and … Continue reading

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Join us for a Washington Grove work day | September 24, 9:00 a.m

Please take time, as much time as you have to give, for a September 24 work day in Washington Grove. Our primary task will be to remove invasives (Young Norway Maples and black swallowwort from the Hemlock grove and surrounds … Continue reading

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Announcing the Final Report of the Washington Grove Paths and Entries Consultancy

Greetings: Though for many years it has been a special place for Rochester residents, Washington Grove has recently seen a marked increase in public usage. The Grove attracts a range of visitors, who come with various expectations and interests. Some … Continue reading

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Swallowwort Saturday – Sept. 10th 9:AM

Good Day Happy Friends of Washington Grove; Our second Swallwwort Saturday is this Saturday – we will continue to pull the invasive Black Swallowwort plants out of the ground in the Grove.  Some are going to seed, so some additional … Continue reading

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